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A Ten Point Plan for Scouting on FM

Scouting and player recruitment are a significant part of any game. Of course, when one takes over a big club with a sizeable budget, there’s a temptation to splash out on a Higuain or a Pogba, or to send roving eyes over the carefully assembled lists of Wonderkids to grab a Malcolm or a Bazoer. 1,579 more words


Chicago Cubs and Data: How Analytics led to Insights, Wins, and Revenue

A few weeks ago, I completed an assignment for my analytics course that I wanted to update and share with you all. It was a presentation about a case study using data, and I chose a topic near and dear to my heart, the Chicago Cubs. 44 more words


The movie “Moneyball” directed by Bennett Miller follows major league baseball general manager Billy Beane on his journey to reinvent the way people organize teams. Billy and his assistant manager Peter Brand used big data to cut through the traditional bias of baseball scouts and build a team based strictly on numbers. 478 more words

The Story behind Moneyball

For the last year Matthew Vlasic has served as a solutions associate in Washington, DC. When he is not providing strategic support throughout oil and gas transactions, sports enthusiast Matthew Vlasic enjoys watching films such as… 215 more words

Matthew Vlasic

Roma Hoping To Bring Moneyball System Of Scouting To Italy

Boston, Massachusetts. That is where you will find the Massachusetts Institute of Technology, the world’s best university for technology. It’s also the city of the Red Sox, the baseball team that Bill James, the inventor of sabermetrics, played for. 853 more words


Moneyball (the movie)

Considering how much of a fan of our national pastime I consider myself to be, considering I lived in the Bay Area for 10 years, and considering I now work for MLB, I really should have seen this movie in a theater when it came out. 655 more words


A TSR Variation - DZTSR

Luke Griffin@SL_TeamTalk

This is going to be a short article about a metric I thought of today, similar to TSR. I want to keep it short and sweet, so enjoy. 398 more words